Tall Tree Systems`JRAM-3'

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Sun Dec 2 15:41:58 2001

On Sun, 2 Dec 2001, Tony Duell wrote:
> > Eventually, he found the application for it. He marketed a laser printer
> > controller, that bypassed the 256K, text only, controller of the HP
> > LaserJet, etc, and created complete bitmap images in RAM (on his board) in
> > the PC, and dumped them straight into the printer engine.
> Sounds like it worked with a Canon CX-VDO printer.
> This is a Canon CX engine with no internal formatter (controller) board.
> It still has the DC controller -- the little microcontroller board for the
> mechanics, but the interface is very low level. Essentially you have :

That is entirely correct!
The Jlaser was the most widely sold board that provided that interface.

They also made a tiny board to go into a LaserJet that would switch it in
and out of the system under software control!

Grumpy Ol' Fred        cisin_at_xenosoft.com
Received on Sun Dec 02 2001 - 15:41:58 GMT

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